Scoring A Touchdown

 

On-Air Challenge

You are given two clues. The first answer is a word that starts with the sound T. Change this to a D, and phonetically you'll get a new word that answers the second clue. For example, if the clue is "to work hard" and "author Conan _______," the answer would be "toil" and "Doyle."

Challenge From Last Week

Name a familiar animal, in two words, in which the last three letters of the first word are the first three letters of the next. Hints: It's a furry, four-footed animal that can grow up to 6 feet in length. The first word in its name has five letters, the second word has eight.

Answer: Giant anteater

Winner: Maury Wolfe of Hyde Park, Mass.

Next Week's Challenge

From Eric Berlin of Milford, Conn.: Take a common two-word phrase with four letters in each word. Each word has a single O as its vowel. If you add an R somewhere in the second word, the two words become opposites. What is the phrase?

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